Event Resources
Catering and Hotel Vendors

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Amazing Edibles

Sarah Ann Harsch, Event Specialist

5% discount for all NU orders.

Amazing Edibles offers great customer service, and they respond promptly to order requests.

Catered by Design

Tami Zimmerman-Henry, Operations Manager

Matthew Gray, Catering Sales Specialist
847-965-4094 ext.206

Catered by Design offers wonderful options from their drop-off service: Savory Expressions.

Catering by Michael’s

Katie Free, Event Coordinator

10% discount for all NU orders.

Catering by Michael’s has a very large menu including a wide variety of pre-selected lunch and dinner menus (please note they traditionally do not allow the pre-set menus to be customized). Baskets are available in place of the plastic trays. A pick-up fee will be added, but these are great for more formal events. There is a charge for disposable service ware (plates, utensils, cups, etc.)

Food for Thought

15% discount on drop-off service and 10% discount on full-service NU catering orders.

Food for Thought has an upscale catering division that can be used for cocktail receptions and sit-down dinners. They also have a casual/drop-off service offering boxed or buffet lunches and breakfasts all on very nice disposables. Their customer service is wonderful, and the delivery team is familiar with campus.

Jewell Events Catering

Email, Catering Coordinator

20% discount on drop-off and full-service NU catering orders.

Jewell offers great options for drop-off and full-service catered events. Their bento box lunches are phenomenal and a great option if you are looking for an up-scale “boxed lunch.” They provide fantastic customer service and innovative menu items, and they are willing to customize a menu to fit the needs of your event.


Chelsey Boggs, Associate Director

10% discount off food and beverage. Orders between $20k -$50k will receive 12% off food and beverage. Orders over $50k will receive 15% off food and beverage. Limelight specializes in upscale, VIP receptions and sit-down meals. They use fresh ingredients and present them in a fun, modern way. If you are looking to impress, this vendor truly understands high quality and special events. Their service and cuisine are outstanding!

Northwestern Dining/Compass Catering

Tiffany Scroggins

Corinne Georges

Compass Catering Guide

Northwestern Dining is the on-campus catering provider. They bill internally via chartstring.

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Graduate Evanston

Lisa Lauren, Sales Manager

Hilton Garden Inn

Jasna Vojcic, Director of Sales

Hilton Orrington

Seta Hana, Director of Sales

Holiday Inn Chicago North – Evanston

Krystal Glispie, Director of Sales

Hyatt House

Marlena Karwowski, Director of Sales

Peninsula Hotel

Yuna Lytle, Senior Sales Manager